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On demand: SVG Europe Women Virtual Directors on Directing – Remote Production

SVG Europe Women Virtual is pleased to announce that its latest event, Directors on Directing: Remote Production, held on Wednesday 21 April, was once again a great success. The six panellists were BT Sport Champions League director, Gemma Knight, Sky Sports senior director for football, Sarah Cheadle, freelance director Kylie Jenner, Gudrun Wanek, freelance sports […]  More

Trailblazer: Behind the scenes of Europe’s first esports channels eSports1 and eSportsOne

The German media company, Sport1, will extend the reach of Europe’s first dedicated esport channels – eSports1 and eSportsOne – globally, following a European regionalisation plan. The eSports1 channel was launched in January 2019 as the first linear TV channel for esports in the German-speaking region across Germany, Austria and Switzerland. It shows 1,200 live […]  More

2021 Aintree and Cheltenham festivals create popularity “watershed” for horseracing

Horseracing has undergone a “watershed” in terms of viewer popularity, according to Racecourse Media Group (RMG). This year locked down racing fans have increased in number, with audiences of the Grand National Festival and the Cheltenham Festival bringing unprecedented interest in horseracing. Media distribution has been critical to bringing the action from the racecourse to […]  More

ES Broadcast acquires Sony archiving solutions specialist Memnon

ES Broadcast has announced the acquisition of Sony’s archiving solutions arm Memnon. Terms of the deal will remain confidential. Memnon is a provider of services to digitise, restore, preserve and enable access to historical recordings and has clients based around the world. The company operates facilities in Belgium, the US, Israel and Australia. The acquisition […]  More to launch new world-first live digital motorsports news channel with Grabyo, part of Motorsport Network, is using technology from Grabyo to support the launch of a live digital motorsports news channel. Announced in March, Live delivers breaking news from around the globe on the network’s over the top (OTT) platform, The service is hosted from studios in London and Miami with bulletins on […]  More

Variety is the spice of life: Maximising the reach of niche sports

By Chris Clarke, CEO, Cerberus Tech We are living in an age of huge content variety. Over the top (OTT) and subscription video on demand (SVoD) services now allow consumers to access personalised viewing schedules and curated content libraries. Audiences have developed an expectation of endless choice, with content that is intuitively tailored to their […]  More

beIN Sports acquires broadcast rights to debut Extreme E season in MENA region

beIN Media Group has secured the non-exclusive broadcast rights to the debut season of eco-conscious motorsport series Extreme E across 24 countries in the Middle East & North Africa (MENA). beIN Sports will air live races featuring the 100% electric motorsport cars, highlight shows and the series’ 20-part magazine programme, Electric Odyssey. The Extreme E season […]  More

RaceTech and Vislink successfully deliver behind closed doors Cheltenham Festival and Grand National Festival

Two of the most important fixtures in the British horseracing calendar were successfully executed behind closed doors in 2021. RaceTech played a leading role in the live broadcast of both the Cheltenham Festival and the Grand National Festival, providing pictures to satellite and terrestrial channels using Vislink radio link equipment. Working with Racing TV (RTV) […]  More